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Jerry Brown vetoes bill on firing teachers

posted Oct 14, 2013, 11:09 AM by Gary Jones
Gov. Jerry Brown has rejected a bill intended to streamline the process for firing teachers in California. The bill would have limited the amount of time that a case can take after a district formally files dismissal charges and would have lifted a ban on issuing dismissal notices during the summer months. In his veto message, Brown praised the bill for curtailing "opportunities for delay." But the governor cited concerns about language limiting the number of depositions both sides can invoke in firing disputes -- five total -- and rules governing whether districts can use newly surfaced evidence to alter charges.

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